Journeyperson Welder

Price Steel Ltd., 13500 156 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Req #225
Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Founded in 1979, Price Steel Ltd. is a steel service center in Edmonton. With a long-serving staff of dedicated people, we have been proudly providing quality services and products to our customers for over 40 years.


People are at the core of everything we do so we put our focus on career development, promotion, and safety as a priority. If you are looking for a career and not just a job, you’re in the right place! Price Steel offers a competitive compensation package, comprehensive employer paid benefits package, amazing opportunities for career progression, RRSP matching program and an outstanding work environment.


To support the on-going growth of our business, we are currently seeking a hands on, safety oriented and experienced Journeyperson Welder to join our West Edmonton team The ideal candidate will be able to think outside the box when it comes to repairing and designing all types of equipment.


Key Responsibilities

  • Complete the appropriate paperwork, forms, and reports
  • Complete work orders and ensure any parts and consumables used are documented
  • Read and interpret blueprints or welding process specifications
  • Operate manual or semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments using processes such as shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), gas metal arc welding (GMAW), flux-cored arc welding (FCAW), plasma arc welding (PAW), resistance welding and submerged arc welding (SAW)
  • Weld different types of metal in vertical up, overhead, gouging and hard facing positions
  • Structural assembly
  • Operate manual or semi-automatic flame-cutting equipment and brazing and soldering equipment
  • Operate metal shaping machines such as brakes, shears, and other metal straightening, pressing, and bending machines
  • Repair worn parts of metal products by welding on extra layers
  • Use any hand tools that may be required for tasks
  • Help to find new ways or processes to complete the jobs in a more efficient manner
  • Provide high quality service to internal and external customers
  • Ability to work in the absence of direct supervision and make recommendations based upon experience
  • Assist as needed in plant maintenance or parts replacement
  • Other duties as assigned

Core Competencies

  • Understanding of a wide range of welding processes

  • Experience in a heavy industrial and manufacturing environment with an understanding of operation

  • Ability to work safely and maintain a clean work environment

  • Exceptional verbal and written English communication skills

  • Ability to mentor in a team setting

  • Ability to maintain professionalism always and work with limited supervision

  • Organizational and time management abilities

  • Basic computer knowledge and ability to complete reports as required

  • Must be a self-motivator, and able to make good decisions based upon the best and most relevant information at hand

  • Ability to prioritize urgency based on production requirements

  • Results-oriented team player with strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions

  • Ability to multi-task and meet objectives/deliverables

  • High standards for work, meticulous, with great attention to detail and strong analytical skills

  • Confident, resourceful, and highly motivated

  • Ability to lift to 50 lbs

Education and Experience

  • Journeyperson Welder Certificate

  • Red Seal Certificate is an asset but not required

  • B-Pressure and CWB Ticket is an asset but not required

  • Minimum 7 years’ welding experience, ideally in a similar heavy industrial setting

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Price Steel Ltd., 13500 156 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada